any chance of a 14" macbook?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by HaveBlue83, Aug 2, 2007.

  1. HaveBlue83 macrumors newbie

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    I would buy one if they made it in a 4:3 screen with a 14" size, like the iBooks......my iBook is gonna die one day.......lol.....after what it has been through

    I can't STAND the 16:9 screen. all my picts are perfect with the 4:3 ratio.....all that new screen does it chop them or distort them.
     
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    Sorry to say (for you), but I think widescreen is here to stay and 4:3 is on it's way out.
     
  4. siurpeeman macrumors 603

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    everything is widescreen these days. the chances of you getting a 14" with 4:3 aspect ratio? "outlook not so good." sorry, i didn't have the heart to mislead you with, "ask again later." :)
     
  5. HaveBlue83 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    yeah...I figured so......

    I'll keep my iBook............

    too bad I can't throw an intel chip in this sucker and a bigger HD....lol....
     
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    Nope, not enough distinction 'tween consumer and pro with a 14". And 4:3 is out, but FYI it's 16:10 for displays, 16:9 is for TV's and movies.
     
  8. iBookG4user macrumors 604

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    I doubt that Apple is going to make another 14" laptop at all and if it was I would doubt that it would be 4:3 aspect ratio.
     
  9. iCheddar macrumors 6502a

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    Something I've never understood, why 16:10 screens, but make movies 16:9

    I don't get it!
     
  10. siurpeeman macrumors 603

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    movies aren't shot in 16:9; television (hd) is. the ratio for movies is much higher, closer to 2.4:1. the reason widescreen computer displays are 16:10 is that it is the ratio to display two full pages of text side by side.
     
  11. mick4394 macrumors 6502a

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    14 inch, not a chance. There were rumblings of a fifteen incher a few months back, though.
     
  12. Scarlet Fever macrumors 68040

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    I reckon they were the rumblings of a few wishful thinkers.

    A 4:3 14" MacBook would be a little narrower (left to right), but a lot longer (front to back) than the current 13.3" model. It wouldn't fit comfortably into their lineup.
     
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    4:3 is dead. However, I do think there is a place for a larger, consumer priced, notebook in Apple's lineup.

    But, I guess Apple probably knows about this than I. I suppose if the 14 inch iBook were a huge seller, there would probably be a 15 inch Macbook.
     
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  15. Adamo macrumors 6502

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    Buy a Windows laptop, I use a HP NC4400, works lovely. There's a way to put OSX on any other computer as well.
     

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